White House Correspondents' Dinner

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018, file photo Kenan Thompson presents the award for outstanding drama series at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Thompson of “Saturday Night Live” and Hasan Minhaj of Netflix’s “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” will headline this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner which takes place April 25, 2020. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
February 18, 2020 - 10:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedians are making their return to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner after last year's hiatus. Kenan Thompson of “Saturday Night Live” and Hasan Minhaj of Netflix’s “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” will headline this year’s dinner, which takes place April 25. Presidents and...
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President Donald Trump pauses while speaking at a rally at Resch Center Complex in Green Bay, Wis., Saturday, April 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 28, 2019 - 3:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:00 p.m. Historian Ron Chernow says presidents have always had differences with the press, but "they don't need to be steeped in venom." Chernow was the featured speaker at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner...
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President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, April 5, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 05, 2019 - 10:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll be skipping this year's annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner again and holding a rally instead. Trump is criticizing the dinner as he departs the White House en route to California, telling reporters he doesn't want to attend "...
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Ron Chernow
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November 19, 2018 - 3:22 pm
Expect fewer laughs and less backlash at next year's White House Correspondent's Dinner.
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FILE - This April 18, 2011, file photo shows author Ron Chernow at his home in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The White House Correspondents’ Association has announced that author Ron Chernow will speak at its annual dinner in April. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, File)
November 19, 2018 - 1:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House Correspondents' Association announced Monday that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow will address its annual dinner next year, breaking from its tradition of featuring an entertainer following the pushback over comedian Michelle Wolf's sharply anti-Trump...
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Michelle Wolf
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April 30, 2018 - 2:25 pm
WASHINGTON (WCBS 880/CBS News/AP) -- The fallout from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner continued to make news Monday morning, with President Donald Trump weighing in on Twitter about comedian Michelle Wolf’s controversial jokes. Trump, who regularly lobs sharp attacks at the news media,...
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